Familial cerebral sarcomas

Arch Neurol. 1975 Oct;32(10):665-8. doi: 10.1001/archneur.1975.00490520035004.


Four cases of cerebral fibrosarcomas occurring in two families are reported. To our knowledge, no similar cases have been reported. Evidence that a heritable factor is involved in the genesis of some brain tumors is suggested by these cases.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Brain / pathology
  • Brain Neoplasms / genetics*
  • Brain Neoplasms / pathology
  • Female
  • Fibrosarcoma / genetics*
  • Fibrosarcoma / pathology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged